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Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
to cuba's small jewish population. >>> former illinois congressman, jesse jackson, jr., could be facing years in prison. danielle nottingham reports. he could get years in prison. >> reporter: former congressman jesse jackson, jr., left a courthouse in washington, after admitting he spent more than $700,000 in campaign funds on permanent items. >> did you say you're sorry you let everybody down? >> i'm sorry i let everyone down. >> reporter: jackson spent $43,000 on a rolex watch. $9,000 on furniture. and more than $5,000 on expensive clothe clothes. his wife sandra was also in court wednesday. facing her own charge of filing false income tax returns. jackson, the son of a civil rights leader, spent 17 years in congress, before taking a leave of absence for bipolar disorder. and then resigning. >> those health issues are directly related to his predicament. that's not an excuse. it's just a fact. >> reporter: jackson made the admission as part of his guilty plea. but the judge said several in times in court, he is not bound by the sentenc
Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
" to vote for jesse jackson. but koch told the "macneil- lehrer newshour's" charlayne hunter gault jackson was provoking people. >> i've been the mayor here for 11 years. for ten years, prior to this particular period, we've had no difficulty in this city as it relates to civil disturbance. what he is in fact conjuring up is that the summer that he came here, there might be civil disturbance. that's what he's saying-- fire in the theatre. i don't think that's very nice of him to do. >> sreenivasan: koch left office in 1989 after losing the democratic primary to david dinkins. current new york mayor michael bloomberg reflected on koch's legacy today. >> and when we mourn his passing, ed really-- we always say this, but ed really would have wanted us to celebrate his life and the life of the city he loved. >> sreenivasan: koch voiced that love for his city often, as here in a documentary released in theaters today. >> whenever i would fly home there was the city of new york laid out before me, and i thought to myself, "this belongs to me! it's extraordinary. thank you, god." ( laughs ) >>
Feb 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
jackson and manny machado all part of what ends the orioles win over the yankees. the birds are 3-0 in spring training play. but not expecting instant success just because they had a good season last year. >> things don't always follow script that's one of the challenges i made to them. we're going to have thing that is don't follow last year's script and that's okay. we're dealing with human beings and it's exciting to watch the game you don't know what's going to happen. >> the o's start the spring schedule >>> for ravens quarterback joe flacco's agent is seeking a $100 million contract. john harbaugh looking in on the work outs for the best college players in indianapolis. skill and speed drills performed under great scrutiny. noter dame linebacker manti teo ran what is considered a sub par time. the ravens could target him in the draft as a replacement for ray lewis. >>> another intriguing draft candidate is tavon smith. catches passes as part of his combine work out in indy. speed is critical and he was blistering fast in the 40. stands j
Feb 22, 2013 6:00pm EST
with kai jackson. >> reporter: snow, wind and ice, are blamed for at least two deaths and many accidents. >> reporter: as the wintry storm blew across the state of illinois, there was only one way to describe it. >> it's freezing. and the wind is terrible. cold. >> reporter: earlier thursday, traffic crawled to a near standstill here, as the snow began to fall, stranding cars, it's part of the same massive system that crippled kansas. parts of the state got nearly a half foot of snow. and that's not all. a mix of thunder and lightning made for an unusual event called thunder snow. across the midwest, icy, snowy roads, create a treacherous driving conditions. >> see the roads, ice. it's dangerous. >> reporter: on one slick road, a minivan slid directly into a stoplight before the giant pole came crashing down. and in the town of lawrence, kansas, a car erupted in the flames as it tried to climb a snowy hill. for much of the day, a 200-mile stretch of a major highway highway in kansas, interstate 70, was closed. the plows were out in full force, trying
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
will be completely reformed. in addition to salazar's exit at interior, lisa jackson is leaving as environmental protection agency chief as is energy secretary steven chu with no replacements announced yet. and mr. obama's economic team will also have new faces, as he moves to replace: labor secretary hilda solis, trade representative ron kirk and rebecca blank, the interim commerce secretary who replaced gary locke when he became ambassador to china. critical issues await them, from action on climate change, to the keystone x-l oil pipeline, to negotiations on new trade agreements with a dozen nations, and the european union. the president set the tone for the selections to come, with his description of jewell today. >> she knows the link between conservation and good jobs. she knows that there's no contradiction between being good stewards of the land and our economic progress, that in fact, those two things need to go hand-in-hand. >> ifill: the immediate response to jewell's nomination was positive -- from business and environmental groups alike. we get more now on the president's second-ter
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